Commonly Requested Compounding Ideas for Canine Patients

Behavioral Issues:

Fluoxetine Oral Suspension

Clomipramine HCl in Oil Oral Suspension or Topical Lipoderm

Amitriptyline HCl Topical Lipoderm

Acepromazine Maleate Topical Lipoderm


Cushings Disease:

Trilostane in Oil Oral Suspension


Potassium Bromide Oral Suspension or Solution

Phenobarbital Oral Suspension or Chew Treat

Diazepam Rectal Gel

Levetiracetam in Oil Suspension

Zonisamide in Oil Suspension


Urinary Incontinence:

Diethylstilbestrol in Oil Suspension Concentrate or Capsules

Phenylpropanolamine Oral Solution or Capsules


Acral Lick Granuloma:

Capsaicin/Sucrose Octaacetate  Topica Bitter Gel

Diphenhydramine Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine/Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine Polyox Bandage

Diphenhydramine/Tranilast Topical Gel

Phenytoin/Misoprostol/Lidocaine/Bupivacaine/Diphenhydramine/Aloe Vera Polyox Bandage

Sucrose Octaacetate Topical Gel


Atopic Dermatitis:

Diphenhydramine Topical Gel

Diphenhydramine/Tranilast Topical Gel

Hydrocortisone Topical Gel

Pramoxine Topical Gel

Pramoxine/Hydrocortisone Topical Gel

Tranilast Topical Gel


Skin Infections (Fungal/Bacterial) Related to Atopic Dermatitis:

Base Topical Gel - Gentamicin, Itraconazole, Nitrofurazone and Miconazole Nitrate

Betamethasone/Clotrimazole Topical Cream

Chlorhexidine Gluconate Shampoo

Ciprofloxacin/Ketoconazole Topical Gel

Ciprofloxacin/Itraconazole Topical Gel

Nystatin/Neomycin/Bacitracin/Triamcinolone Topical Ointment


Flea Bites:

Diphenhydramine/Dexamethasone Sodium Phosphate Topical Gel



Enrofloxacin/Ketoconazole/ Triamcinolone Poloxamer Otic Gel 

Ketoconazole/Ciprofloxacin/Triamcinolone Poloxamer Otic Gel

TRIS/EDTA Buffered Otic Solution

Chlorhexidine Gluconate Otic Cleanser



Phytonadione (Vit K) in Oil Suspension

Apomorphine Ophthalmic Nonsterile Capsules and Powder for Reconstitution


Phosphate Binders: - Aluminum Hydroxide Dried Gel Oral Suspension



Acepromazine Maleate Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm

Butorphanol Tartrate Topical Lipoderm


Motion Sickness/Nausea: - Acepromazine Maleate Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm


Cardiovascular Issue:

Atenolol Oral Suspension

Enalapril Maleate Oral Suspension

Furosemide Oral Suspension


Degenerative Myelopathy:

Aminocaproic Acid Oral Syrup

Acetylcysteine Oral Solution


Hyperadrenocorticism: - Mitotane in Oil Oral Suspension


Lack of Appetite: - Cyproheptadine Oral Suspension and Topical Lipoderm



Kaolin/Neomycin Sulfate Capsules

Loperamide Topical Lipoderm  *Certain breeds, such as collies, have a genetic mutation that makes them sensitive to Loperamide - use care*

Kanamycin/Pectin/Bismuth Subcarbonate/Attapulgite Oral Suspension


Parasitical:  Ivermectin - Topical Spray, Topical Lipoderm or Gel.

                                       - Oil Suspension


Transitional Bladder Carcinoma: - Piroxicam Oral Suspension


Common in Oil Suspension Formulas: (Any Flavor of Choice can be added)


Aminophylline 58.35mg/ml

Ciprofloxacin 50mg/ml

Doxycycline 10mg/ml  - 100mg/ml

Gabapentin 100mg/ml (Human commercial products contains xylitol which is toxic to dogs)

Hydrocodone Bitartrate 1mg/ml/Homatropine Methylbromide 0.3mg/ml

Itraconazole 150mg/ml

Metronidazole 25mg/ml

Sildenafil Citrate 10mg/ml

Theophylline 50mg/ml

Tramadol HCl 50mg/ml

Ursodiol 100mg/ml


Common Oral Suspension Formulas:


Chloramphenicol 250mg/ml

Ciprofloxacin 50mg/ml

Cisapride 10mg/ml

Metronidazole 31.25mg/ml

Tetracycline HCl 100mg/ml

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